THIS WEEK’S FIELD TIP
As the person in charge of buying your sports field maintenance products, you are probably naturally drawn toward selecting the lowest-priced product available. After all, who doesn’t love a deal? I get that. We’re all on limited budgets, but I want to look at the down-the-road impact those decisions can have on your sports fields.
It’s easy to think you’re making a sound financial decision when you purchase the cheapest product, but that’s because you’re only considering the short term cost. The impact a low-cost product can have on your grounds crew or on your field is eye opening. Often, when people see a big upfront cost, they shut down that product from further consideration — without doing their due diligence to see if it’s worth the price in the long haul.
That’s a mistake, and I’ll show you why. Let me give some real world examples from our experience at our 3-field Little League complex in Madison, Wisconsin… CONTINUE READING this article at Ballfields.com: The Real Cost of Sports Field Maintenance Products
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